This impressive speech has been making the rounds on the web for a while now, so I thought I’d share it here. It’s around 15 minutes, but it’s well worth your time.
Granted, while I agree with the overall message, I wonder to what extent this orator’s recommendations are feasible. Our society and economic system pressure us to pursue only what makes us money and allows us to consume. Can we really pursue education for it’s own sake, or a life of virtue and simplicity, when it’ll only make us poorer and indebted?